W.K. Kellogg Airport (BTL) in Battle Creek serves as a catalyst for a vibrant aviation and aerospace sector. A robust OC-48 optical Ethernet fiber ring and two sub-rings place W.K. Kellogg Airport and Battle Creek among the top local markets for broadband penetration in the United States, with any level of telecommunications bandwidth required.
Served by U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Port of Battle Creek, W.K. Kellogg Airport allows for dedicated clearances for aircraft and cargo arriving from foreign points of departure, in a non-congested setting. Battle Creek’s Foreign-Trade Zone and access to both rail and aviation freight capabilities elevate logistics opportunities by reducing duty costs and delivery delays.
Hundreds of acres remain available for development at W.K. Kellogg Airport, owned and operated by the city of Battle Creek. A 10,003-foot runway, two additional operational runways, and a state-of-the-art air traffic control tower complement two premier full-service fixed base operators meeting the needs of general aviation and business customers. A modern snow removal fleet, de-icing, wildlife hazard control program and airport rescue and fire fighting are all available.
W.K. Kellogg Airport is the base of operations for approximately 55 private individuals as well as Western Michigan University College of Aviation, the Battle Creek Air National Guard (federally designated the 110th Attack Wing), Duncan Aviation, WACO Classic Aircraft, and Centennial Aircraft Services.
Adjacent to Battle Creek’s 3,000 acre Fort Custer Industrial Park, W.K. Kellogg Airport offers convenient access to Interstate 94, and nearby Interstate 69. For additional information regarding the W.K. Kellogg Airport contact Joe Sobieralski